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curt

 (kûrt)
adj. curt·er, curt·est
1. Rudely brief or abrupt, as in speech or manner: was curt and businesslike in the meeting; acknowledged him with a curt nod. See Synonyms at gruff.
2. Terse or condensed: a curt text message.

[Middle English, short, brief, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin curtus; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

curt′ly adv.
curt′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.curtly - in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner; "he told me curtly to get on with it"; "he talked short with everyone"; "he said shortly that he didn't like it"
Translations
باقْتِضاب، بِفَظاظـه
úsečně
afmåltkort for hovedet
kurtán
stuttaralega
úsečne
kabacanezaketsizce

curtly

[ˈkɜːtlɪ] ADV [say, reply] → bruscamente, secamente; [nod] → bruscamente

curtly

[ˈkɜːrtli] adv [say, reply] → sèchement
to nod curtly → faire un bref signe de tête

curtly

adv reply, nodkurz, knapp; refusekurzerhand

curtly

[ˈkɜːtlɪ] advbruscamente, seccamente

curt

(kəːt) adjective
rudely brief. a curt reply.
ˈcurtly adverb
ˈcurtness noun
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